Bronin: Report Details 'A Decade-Long Failure To Protect Children'Hartford officials are promising changes to how city educators handle suspected cases of child abuse and neglect as mandated reporters.
Malloy's New State Budget Plan To Shift Education FundsGov. Dannel P. Malloy is set to announce a new state budget plan that would shift some education funding from wealthy to needy communities while making cities and towns pay more than $400 million a year in teacher pension costs that previously were shouldered by the state.
Malloy Proposes Revamping ECS FormulaGovernor Dannel Malloy wants to revamp the formula used to send state education aid to cities and towns.
East Hartford Schools To Provide Better Language ServicesThe U.S. Department of Education has found that East Hartford public schools violated civil rights law by failing to provide adequate language services to parents and guardians with limited English proficiency.
Connecticut Officials Seek Dismissal Of School Choice SuitConnecticut officials are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the state's restrictions on magnet schools, charter schools and school choice programs.
Quitting School: Turnover Rises For Urban SuperintendentsAs the architect of school reform in New Haven, Superintendent Garth Harries appeared to be making progress. Test scores were up, dropout rates were down, and a new teacher evaluation system became a national model.
Report Makes Recommendations For Math Education ImprovementStandarized testing shows Connecticut students in the middle of the pack in math compared to students in other states
Charter School Advocates Call For Fair FundingAdvocates of charter schools in Connecticut gathered at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford Wednesday to call for fair funding.
Colleges Lavishing More Financial Aid On Wealthy StudentsSpencer Mulligan knew his family could pay for his college education, even without loans or grants. So when the University of Connecticut offered a merit award of $20,000 over four years, he saw it as a bonus.
School Exit Exams Urged in Connecticut, Despite US TrendIn ordering Connecticut to overhaul its education system, a state judge suggests making exit exams a requirement for students to graduate from high school.
Judge Orders State School Funding Plan, New High School Graduation Standards"Connecticut is defaulting on its constitutional duty to provide adequate public school opportunities, because it has no rational, substantial, and verifiable plan to distribute money for education aid and school construction."
Closing Arguments In Education Funding CasePlaintiffs accuse the state of failing to provide enough municipal aid for education